A Knowledge-Level Account of Abduction

@inproceedings{Levesque1989AKA,
  title={A Knowledge-Level Account of Abduction},
  author={Hector J. Levesque},
  booktitle={IJCAI},
  year={1989}
}
In this paper, we consider a new definition of abduction that makes it depend on an under­ lying formal model of belief. In particular, dif­ ferent models of belief will give rise to differ­ ent forms of abductive reasoning. Based on this definition, we then prove three main the­ orems: first, that when belief is closed under logical implication, the corresponding form of abduction is precisely what is performed by the ATMS as characterized by Reiter and de Kleer; second, that with the more… CONTINUE READING
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